Northwestern University

Wed 5:30 PM

Rowan Ricardo Phillips- 2018 Writers Festival

Rowan Ricardo Phillips

When: Wednesday, May 16, 2018
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM  

Where: 9th Floor, Hinman Auditorium, 1710 Orrington Ave, Evanston, IL 60201

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: Jennifer Britton   847.491.7294

Group: English Department

Category: Lectures & Meetings


Rowan Ricardo Phillips will read as part of the 2018 Spring Writers' Festival

Rowan Ricardo Phillips is recipient of a 2015 Guggenhiem Fellowship. He is the author of Heaven, which was longlisted for the 2015 National Book Award, and The Ground: Poems, for which he received a 2013 Whiting Writers’ Award, the 2013 PEN/Joyce Osterweil Award, and the 2013 Great Lakes Colleges Association New Writers Award for Poetry. His poems have appeared in The New Yorker, The New Republic, Poetry, Granta, and many other publications, and he has written about soccer and basketball for The Paris Review. The author of the influential critical volume When Blackness Rhymes with Blackness, Philips is also the translator of Salvador Espriu’s story collection Ariadne in the Grotesque Labyrinth as well as numerous other works from Catalan, Spanish, and Italian.

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